The most followed people on Twitter
Name (Screen Name) Location URL Followers Friends Updates Joined
1. Barack Obama (BarackObama) Chicago, IL http://twitterholic.com/BarackObama/
Twitter stats: 165,414 170,955 262 1.9 years ago
2. Kevin Rose (kevinrose) San Francisco, CA http://twitterholic.com/kevinrose/
Twitter stats: 86,688 133 1,709 2.0 years ago
3. CNN Breaking News (cnnbrk) Everywhere http://twitterholic.com/cnnbrk/
Twitter stats: 74,158 1 571 2.0 years ago
On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 8:40 AM, Lucie deLaBruere <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Thanks for sharing the article and taking the time to pull the quote.
> I think part of the reason TWITTER seems hard to get is that the
> question on the top of the page is "What are you doing".
> I wish it was possible to set up a Twitter Account and change the
> "What are you doing?" text in the header.
> The Times article reinforced this
> "an easy way to keep your staff and co-workers informed
> about where you are and what you*re doing"
> when in reality many of the valuable TWEETS I get don't answer that
> question at all. Some of the valuable Tweets answer "What did you
> just read that made you think?" "What did you just overhear that is
> worth passing on?" What are you questioning?
> Hmmmm if this sounds familiar its because its all the dialogue a good
> classroom teacher tries to get going in the "class participation" part
> of his/her instruction.
> Many people are doing SIX WORD STORIES write now based on Hemingways
> Six Word Memoir -" For Sale; Baby Shoes; Never Worn"
> Isn't Twitter sort of the same "
> (To see a whole bunch more excellent ones check out :
> or Vermonts Young Writers Project 7 word stories
> Twitter is just the 140 character version of this idea and goes way
> beyond "What are you doing?
> On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 10:02 PM, Vincent Rossano <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>>> On 1/12/2009 at 9:05 PM, Lauren Parren <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> followed the people she followed, and so it continued. Thanks for
>> being a
>>> pioneer once again, Lucie!
>> Interesting concept: being a pioneer by following someone else. :-)
>> Here's some twitter about Twitter from an article called "Nine Web
>> sites IT pros should master in 2009", which appeared in the Times on New
>> Years Eve. (It made a lot of sense - after four glasses of champagne.):
>> "At first glance, Twitter seems like a colossal waste of time. But the
>> fact is this real-time messaging service is taking off in IT circles.
>> And if you don*t jump on the bandwagon soon, you might be too late.
>> Twitter provides an easy way to keep your staff and co-workers informed
>> about where you are and what you*re doing. You can also sign up for
>> the latest technology headlines from Wired, Slashdot and others. It
>> doesn*t take long to sign up for Twitter, so give it a whirl so
>> you*ll know what your Generation Y employees are talking about."
>> If you're interested in the other eight sites, the full article is
> Lucie deLaBruere
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